Why Projects Fail Even With High Performing Teams

Why Projects Fail Even With High Performing Teams

featuring

Jamey Lees, PMP, CSM, PMI-ACP

IT Production Services Director
IT Agile Leader | Integration Management | Digital Transformation | Agile Methodologies | IT Strategic Direction

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Event Date
Event Location

USDA Bldg, Wing 3 (Cafeteria Conference Room)
12th and Independence Ave SW (Tell the Guards you are going to the Cafeteria, they will not know about the event)
Washington, DC, 20250

Agenda and Cost:

This is a free event. 

Project success or failure is a fantasy when relying on project methodology key performance indicators: budget, percent complete, requirement sign-off, defect counts, story points, burndown charts, demos, retrospectives. With today’s project methodologies their measurements are not enough to determine if a project is heading in the right direction or not. There are other project indicators that are revealed to managers on a day to day basis and can be used as a leading indicators to a project failure.

PDUs Available: 
1.00 PDUs for Certified PMs
Talent Triangle Category: 
Strategic and Business Management

Event Keywords

Soft Skills

Sociological

Managing diverse teams: effects of culture, generation, gender, etc., on management / communication needs

Hard Skills

Resource Problem Solving

"War stories" in successfully working through severe resource constraints

About the Speaker

Jamey Lees, PMP, CSM, PMI-ACP

IT Agile Leader | Integration Management | Digital Transformation | Agile Methodologies | IT Strategic Direction
IT Production Services Director

Jamey is a project catalyst for motivation and believes project success starts with team confidence. He has directed / managed project portfolios up to $200 million and portfolios as low as 1/2 million dollars in funding. Being a lifelong learning, it was the smaller projects where he learned he has an innate ability to find the right balance between people and process to obtain the team’s innovation hidden talents. Leveraging his unwavering determination, he has successfully implemented projects with company-wide impacts involving ~700 stakeholders.

Jamey is an Iowa native, graduated from Iowa State University, and certified in Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Project Management Professional (PMP) and, IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL). He is an active PMI member of the PMI Washington DC chapter.

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